San Diego's Jazz 88.3
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support La Jolla Music Society as they present: Dianne Reeves: Christmas Time is Here happening Sunday, December 17th at 8PM at Balboa Theatre! The pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world, Grammy® Award-winning singer Dianne Reeves rings in the holiday season with music from her celebrated album, Christmas Time Is Here. Renowned for her breathtaking virtuosity, improvisational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B stylings, she melds her timeless grace, elegance, and charisma into unforgettable jazz renditions of holiday favorites such as “Little Drummer Boy”, “Carol of the Bells”, “Christmas Waltz”, “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”, “Let It Snow” and many more. It's going to be one extraordinary show and one you won't want to miss! To purchase tickets, click here! |
|Jazz 88.3 is very proud to partner with the San Diego Symphony for their 2017-2018 winter season! Up Next: The First Lady of Song: An Ella Fitzgerald Tribute, happening Saturday, November 25th at Copley Symphony Hall (8PM). |
The Great American Songbook had few interpreters with more grace, style and vocal excellence than the wonderful Ella Fitzgerald. The Jazz @ The Jacobs season opens with a tribute to the First Lady of Song in her Centennial year and features her favorite accompanist in her later years, pianist Mike Wofford.
The concert will open with a set from vocalist Sara Gazarek, followed by some songs from Jazzmeia Horn. The second half will feature vocals from our very special guest, veteran Ella Fitzgerald interpreter Mary Stallings. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here!
|Jazz 88.3 is incredibly proud to support The House of Puerto Rico San Diego's "Gala Fiesta de Navidad" happening Saturday, December 9th (6-11PM) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the heart of Mission Valley! This is your chance to enjoy delicious Puerto Rican food, a live Salsa band, a dynamic DJ, and so much more! It's the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit, and it's absolutely one festive party you won't want to miss! For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here! Also--be sure to ask about the special discounted hotel room rate of $109.00/night at Crowne Plaza for attendees of the event!|
|Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support the Athenaeum's 2018 season! The series continues with the Andrea Motis Quintet, Sunday, July 29th (7:30PM) at The Athenaeum! You'll want to be absolutely sure to mark your calendars because it's bound to be one spectacular show! The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, located in the heart of La Jolla, in San Diego County, is one of only 16 nonprofit membership libraries in the United States. Founded in 1899, the Athenaeum provides library resources in music and the arts and presents over 200 programs and cultural events annually at four venues in four different zip codes in San Diego. This rare cultural institution offers a depth and accessibility of resources and programs found nowhere else in the region. For more information, or to purchase tickets, simply click here! |
|Poncho Sanchez will hit the Music Box stage, Sunday, November 5th at 8PM! If you're a Latin Jazz fan, you already know that no one can work the congos like Poncho! This is simply one show you won't want to miss--so come see this legend light up the room with the best beat-driven soul and Latin infused jazz to date! To purchase tickets, click here! *Please Note: This concert is 21+. |
|The City Lights concert series returns in style, Friday, November 3rd at 8PM at Copley Symphony Hall with one of the most entertaining pop music voices of the last 50 years, Patti Austin! After bringing the house down at last season’s Gala opening at the Jacobs Music Center, Patti cruises back to San Diego with another program of well-chosen soul, pop and jazz classics of the last several decades through today. You won’t want to miss this vital American artist who is well into an exciting career renaissance. To purchase tickets, simply click here! |
The KSDS staff and hosts thank you for your support during our successful Fall Membership Drive. Below is the top 10 favorite artists that were selected by you during the drive. Be sure that you tune in regularly in the next few weeks to hear them played on the air. If you didn’t get a chance to pledge you can still do so- DONATE HERE
. Housekeeping note- Please allow at least 6-8 weeks for any thank you gifts to arrive. Again, thank you so much and THANK YOU SPONSORS! Contact Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Here's the Top 10 Artists:
1) Thelonious Monk
2) Dave Brubeck
3) Chet Baker
4) Stan Getz
5) Louis Armstrong
6) Billie Holiday
7) Oscar Peterson
8) Nina Simone
9) Dizzy Gillespie
10) Sarah Vaughn
welcomes acclaimed trombonist, Scott Whitfield
, as he marks his debut at the Saville Theatre TONIGHT
. This composer, bandleader and arranger will be fronting a great band for an unforgettable night of music- Ira Nepus- trombone, Jeff Colella- piano, Jennifer Leitham- bass, Kendall Kay- drums.
The concert is for Jazz 88 members only. If you are a current Jazz88 member you can reserve up to two free tickets in the Speakeasy
. Call Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301
to become a member
. Thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop
for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. Remember, that good ole' parking pass
and come hungry, because food trucks will be on site!
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support La Jolla Music Society as they present: CrossCurrents. Bridging both directions of inspiration between jazz and the music of India, Crosscurrents is an international super-group led by 2017 NEA Jazz Master and Grammy® Award-winning bassist Dave Holland and the world’s foremost tabla virtuoso, Zakir Hussain. Joining the duo onstage is acclaimed saxophone player Chris Potter and renowned composer/vocalist Shankar Mahadevan. The show takes place Sunday, October 29th at 8PM at Balboa Theatre in the heart of downtown. For more information, or to purchase tickets, simply click here! |
|Mark your calendars, because legendary vocalist, Gregory Porter will grace Balboa Theatre, Friday, November 3rd at 8PM. An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, Gregory Porter solidified his standing as his generation’s most soulful jazz singer-songwriter with the release of Take Me to the Alley, the much-anticipated follow-up to his million-selling Grammy-winning 2013 Blue Note debut Liquid Spirit. This is one spectacular show you simply won't want to miss! To purchase tickets, click here! ||
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